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WE EMPOWER through responsible business conduct in G7 countries - Programme Consultation

  On 1 January 2018, the European Union, UN Women and ILO kicked off the three-year programme WE EMP♀WER through responsible business in G7 countries. It aims to support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth by focusing on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in the changing world of...
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Help us Improve the WeLearn Prototype

A rapidly evolving, technology-driven world will require job seekers to be well educated and be prepared for a life-long journey of learning and relearning. This is a challenge for women and girls who are already lagging in terms of attending and completing primary and secondary school. Of the...
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Women in the Changing World of Work: Virtual Skills School "WeLearn"

On Thursday 16 March 2017, during the 61st edition of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka spoke to experts in sustainable solution, women empowerment, and information technology about the changing world of work with the need for 21st...
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Bringing the Opportunities Closer to Our Community

In spring 2016, after a rigorous and competitive application, three members of EmpowerWomen.org community were selected to receive a scholarship for the “ Online Moderated Care Economy Course ” delivered by the UN Women Training Center. Sabin Muzaffar was one of those selected and here are her...
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Empower Women Announces the 2016-2017 Champions for Change

UN Women's Empower Women is pleased to nominate the  2016-2017 Champions for Change , representing a diverse group of dynamic and enthusiastic women and men from the private sector, civil society, academia and national and international organizations from both developing and developed countries.  ...
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Help Us Improve Empower Women!

Empower Women has been brought to life in 2013 and over the years has evolved into a global movement for women’s economic empowerment. We are currently conducting an evaluation that will help us to gather important information on results achieved and to learn how to improve the platform in the...
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Launch of the HerStory campaign to close the gender knowledge gap

Empower Women is pleased to announce the launch of the HerStory initiative to close the gender knowledge gap. As Wikipedia compiles what represents close to the sum of all human knowledge, women should be recognized as part of that sum. Empower Women by UN Women , Wikimedia Foundation ,  the UN...
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Launching the HERstory Campaign

“ Women have been kept from contributing to History-making, that is, the ordering and interpretation of the past of humankind. Since this process of meaning-giving is essential to the creation and perpetuation of civilization, we can see that at once women’s marginality in this endeavor places us...
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